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First “Super Series” event of 2021 to take place Saturday featuring “410” Sprints along with Stocks, RUSH Mods & Econo Mods

By Mike Leone 

May 5, 2021                 

(Hartford, OH)…Despite Mother Nature trying to intervene, Sharon Speedway hosted two successful special events to open the 92nd anniversary season.  Now track management looks forward to hosting the first “Super Series” event of the season this Saturday night (May 8).  The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply “410” Sprint Cars will lead the way along with the […]

Justin Peck continues stellar Sprint Car season winning 1st ever at Sharon worth $6000 with All Stars; Chas Wolbert tops RUSH Sportsman Mod opener

By Mike Leone

May 1, 2021          

(Hartford, OH)…For the second straight Saturday night, Mother Nature tried to intervene at Sharon Speedway with some unexpected evening showers; however, track officials persevered and completed the “Buckeye Cup” as it marked the first time since the 2014 season that the first two scheduled race events were completed.  Capturing wins on Lincoln Electric Night […]

All Star Sprints set for 1st of 4 visits in 2021 to Sharon on Saturday; RUSH Sportsman Mods also part of the show

By Mike Leone

April 28, 2021               

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful 2021 season opener despite the threatening weather last Saturday, Sharon Speedway looks forward to great weather in the forecast for this Saturday night (May 1) as the 92nd anniversary season rolls on with the first appearance of the season by the FloRacing All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars presented by Mobil […]

Norris shines in opener taking $3000 ULMS Super Late Model win; Hess dominates UMP Mods; Bish fends off McGuire in Stocks; Lunger from 8th to win 1st ever in Econo Mods

By Mike Leone

April 24, 2021

(Hartford, OH)…After losing all but five races in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sharon Speedway kicked off the 92nd anniversary season as planned on Saturday night completing the earliest season opener since the 2017 season.  Cool conditions with drizzle and sprinkles falling from late afternoon throughout the evening didn’t slow the action on the red […]

DIRTcar UMP Modified competition is receiving a big upgrade in 2021 with the formation of an 11th region.

Several new tracks will be holding weekly and special event competition under the DIRTcar banner this year, forcing a reorganization of some existing Modified regions as well as the spawning of the all-new Appalachia Region.

The Appalachia Region consists of several tracks found in the 2020 East Region and the addition of the recently revived West Virginia Motor Speedway in Mineral […]

Sharon set to kickoff full season of racing this Saturday with ULMS Super Late Models & more

By Mike Leone

April 21, 2021 

(Hartford, OH)…After just five events were completed in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions, Sharon Speedway is anxious to return to a full season of racing in 2021! After a successful open practice that saw over 70 competitors turn out on April 17, the 92nd anniversary season will officially get underway this Saturday night (April 24) featuring […]

Accepting applications for the 2021 season

Sharon Speedway is accepting applications for the 2021 season online at http://www.sharonspeedway.com/fans/employment/ as well as in person at the speedway on Saturday, March 27 from 10 AM until 2 PM. […]

Western PA Sprint Speedweek Point Fund & Contingency Award Details Released

Shippenville, PA (Mar 8th, 2021) – The 2021 Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants Western PA Sprint Speedweek presented by J.S. Bova Excavating is proud to announce that nearly $10,000 will be paid out through point fund and contingency awards this coming summer. When combined with feature purses, well over $70,000 in total will be awarded to teams and drivers during the five-night […]

Area Tracks Align to Revive Western PA Sprint Speedweek in 2021; Sharon to host round 4 on June 5

Shippenville, PA (Jan 19, 2021) – Owners and promoters of five local tracks within the Western Pennsylvania racing circuit have aligned to rekindle the formerly defunct Western PA Sprint Speedweek for the popular ‘410 Sprint Car’ division this coming summer. Five straight nights of unsanctioned racing are slated to take place under the lights at Michael’s Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA), […]

UMP to sanction Mods weekly in 2021 at Eriez, Raceway 7 & Stateline along with special events at Sharon; Econo Mod Rules also standardized

December 17, 2020          

(Hartford, OH)…The promoters of four speedways in Northeast Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania have joined forces to have the popular Midwest-based UMP Series sanction its E-Mod races for the upcoming 2021 season.  Weekly UMP Mod racing will take place on Friday nights at Raceway 7 (Conneaut, OH), Saturday nights at New Stateline Speedway (Busti, NY), and Sunday nights at […]

Whelen Engineering to present Econo Mod division in 2021-2024; Whelen to upgrade track’s safety lighting

By Mike Leone

October 15, 2020         

(Hartford, OH)….Beginning with the 92nd anniversary season in 2021 and continuing through 2024, Whelen Engineering will be the presenting sponsor of the Econo Mod division at Sharon Speedway.  In addition, the track will be utilizing Whelen’s safety lightning with their state-of-the-art traffic lights and light bars.

“We’re excited to welcome on Whelen as the divisional sponsor of […]

2020 season concluded

Due to the rescheduling of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Wayne County Speedway on Friday, September 25, we have chosen not to run the previously announced “410” Sprint Car event on that night.

With that said and with numerous special events already scheduled at regional speedways over the next month, we have concluded the 2020 season and […]

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This Saturday night is Super Series 1...410 Sprints, Pro Stocks, RUSH Sportsman Mods & Econo Mods. Racing at 7 PM